Chelsea are showing serious intent ahead of the new Premier League after agreeing a deal to sign RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner. 

The Blues have agreed personal terms with the 24-year-old, with Frank Lampard’s ready to trigger his £54 million release clause. 

It wasn’t an easy pursuit – it appeared that Liverpool would win the race for the German who has bagged 25 goals in the Bundesliga this season. 

But the club made a breakthrough on Thursday and now Werner is on the verge of becoming a Chelsea player as a deal is set to be finalised next week. 

Lampard’s influence since arriving at Chelsea in the managerial hot-seat has been huge already, and he has continued that with the Werner deal.    Continue reading

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